How To Make Lox

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 16 servings
Author: Alyona's Cooking
Lox is brined salmon and requires no cooking to eat! Put this on bagels, sushi rolls or sandwiches! Learn how to make lox with step-by-step photos! 


  • 2 1/2 lbs Fresh Salmon
  • 4 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp Pickling Spice


  • Wash and pat dry the salmon using paper towels.
  • Combine the salt, sugar and pickling spice into a shallow bowl
  • Cut the salmon fillet into 4 equal pieces and dredge each piece into the salt mixture coating each side very well. Make sure to use up all that seasoning mixture for all those pieces.
  • Place coated fillets into a large container (preferably with a lid) and refrigerate for 12-24 hours before eating.
  • To serve take a fillet chunk and wipe off the seasoning remnants. Grease the fillet chunk with 1 tsp of vegetable oil and slice. Serve cold.

Nutrition per serving

Serving: 1servingCalories: 107kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 14gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 1776mgPotassium: 351mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 28IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg